Latest News Wires Ukraine army captures part of rebel-held Luhansk

The army says that it has captured a police station deep inside the rebel-controlled city, but has also been taking losses -- including a plane shot down by pro-Russian forces.  Other evidence points to new military support for the rebels, with a column of armored vehicles seen moving near the Russian border.

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Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.